CHIKUNGUNYA Mosquito-borne viral disease

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Recently, Nicholas Muraguri, Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Health, announced the outbreak of chikungunya in some parts of Mandera County.  This came a few days after Somalia, a neighbouring country, reported the same at its boarders with Kenya. This brought to light a disease with a strange name that very few people know about. This article sheds light on chikungunya, a little-known disease.

Published in July 2016